Category: Travel Log

Up into the Sea 2.6. Santa Rosalía to Puerto Peñasco

It was nice to be in Santa Rosalía again. Visiting places several times gives a sense of familiarity to our unpredictable life. Santa Rosalía is a thriving mining town and on Father’s…

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Up into the Sea 2.5. Puerto Escondido to Santa Rosalia

Puerto Escondido’s natural harbor was beautiful as ever. Sunrises are especially serene there; the morning sky rises framed by two windows formed by hills enclosing the bay. The marina changed owners; a private…

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Up into the Sea 2.4. La Paz to Puerto Escondido

We had a nice long stay in La Paz this time, we even afforded ourselves the luxury of staying in a marina for a month. From our slip we had a view…

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Out of the Sea 2.3. La Paz to Yelapa and Bahía Banderas

La Paz lies behind an inlet and a large sandbank. Boats anchored in the bay are protected from swell unless it travels exactly the direction of the channel. The channel also funnels…

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Down the Sea 2.2. Santa Rosalia to La Paz

We left Santa Rosalia early after a short night sleep, because I was editing, formatting and uploading pictures and finally posting the last posts around midnight. Radu was preparing the boat, checking…

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Down the Sea 2.1. Puerto Peñasco to Bahía Kino and Santa Rosalia

11/18-12/12/2016 We left Puerto Peñasco around noon for our about 20 hour crossing of the upper Sea of Cortez to Puerto Refugio, an anchorage at the northern shore of Ísla Ángel de…

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Up into the Sea 1.4. Bahía de los Ángeles to Puerto Refugio.

We skipped Puerto Don Juan, which fooled us not to be a seductive anchorage, instead it looked barren and hot. This bay has only a narrow entrance from the sea and is…

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Up into the Sea 1.3. Santa Rosalia to Bahía de los Ángeles

Santa Rosalía is a lovely town. It was build around a large copper mine and the money it brought to the region some 120 years ago. About two thirds of the population of this…

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Up into the Sea 1.2. Puerto Escondido to Bahia Conception

We arrived at Puerto Escondido after a wonderful short sail and ride from Bahia Aqua Verde. The port is very hidden, as it’s name described and opened to a large landlocked bay.…

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Up into the Sea 1.1. La Paz to Bahia Aqua Verde

First bay out from La Paz. Left at midday after running the watermaker one more time for two more hours per Bill’s request. Checked out at the marina office with those nice…

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